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Opinion: Bravo to Ken Buck for standing up for the Electoral College. Now, here’s what’s wrong with it.

It's an antidemocratic allocation of power to small states with roots in the protection of slavery.

Lauren Boebert’s spokesman resigns after less than a month, citing U.S. Capitol riot

Ben Goldey confirmed his departure to The Colorado Sun after it was first reported on Saturday by Axios

Sen. John Hickenlooper: “Trump and the thugs who attempted a violent coup can’t override the will of the people”

"We are the guardians of this fragile democracy and its endurance rests on our shoulders."

“We were getting ready to make a stand”: Colorado congressmen recount harrowing moments as rioters approached

Four members of Colorado’s congressional delegation were barricaded in the U.S. House chambers during Wednesday’s deadly riot at the nation’s capital

Colorado’s new members of Congress — John Hickenlooper and Lauren Boebert — are sworn in

Hickenlooper and Boebert join Congress at a fraught moment

Colorado Republicans buck Trump as House approves the president’s call for $2,000 relief checks

The House also overrode Trump's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act on Monday night. Colorado's U.S. Rep. Ken Buck was the only member of the state's House delegation to side with the president and vote to block the override.

Lauren Boebert hires outgoing Trump, Cory Gardner staffers

Jeff Small, current senior adviser to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, will be Boebert’s chief of staff

Congress seals agreement on $900 billion coronavirus relief bill

The deal came after months of battling and posturing, but the negotiating dynamic changed in Republicans' favor after the election and as the end of the congressional session neared

John Hickenlooper spent $41 million to win Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, far surpassing Cory Gardner

In the 3rd Congressional District, Lauren Boebert defeated her Democratic opponent despite being outspent 2 to 1, new records show

With no action by Congress, Colorado and other states are racing to offer coronavirus aid

The Democratic governors of Colorado and New Mexico convened special legislative sessions in the closing days of November to address the virus-related emergency

Where do Colorado Republicans go from here?

No Republican running statewide has won more than 45% of the vote in the past two election cycles. Conservatives think Donald Trump is a big factor, but there's also broad agreement the party has a messaging problem, too.

Hickenlooper and Bennet seem like twins, but they are expected to go different directions in Washington

How John Hickenlooper adapts to his new role after a career as an executive remains an open question. But he’ll have Michael Bennet to look to for guidance.

Drew Litton: Colorado’s fall clean-up

After John Hickenlooper’s win, U.S. Senate control hangs in balance with a few undecided races

Democrats faced long but not fully impossible odds to take a slim majority after a disappointing election night when Republicans defeated multiple challengers

Does Cory Gardner have a future in politics now that he’s lost his U.S. Senate seat?

It’s not clear if the Colorado Republican plans to stay in politics as the state moves increasingly toward the left. However, some see a potential 2022 gubernatorial run in his future.

John Hickenlooper easily defeats Cory Gardner in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race

Cory Gardner’s loss is the latest in a series of stinging defeats for the Colorado GOP at the top of the ticket over the past two election cycles

Democrats keep focus on public lands in Colorado, Montana Senate races despite GOP legislative win

The Republican incumbents appeared to have inoculated themselves against attacks when Montana’s Steve Daines and Colorado’s Cory Gardner worked with President Donald Trump to finalize sweeping conservation legislation

Opinion: Court packing is a Republican sport, not a Democratic threat

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice with help of Cory Gardner

Colorado's Republican Sen. Cory Gardner voted in favor of the confirmation. Colorado's Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet voted against it.

A look at the major differences between Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper in the U.S. Senate race

The nationally watched Senate contest displays two different visions for Colorado on climate, coronavirus, healthcare and the economy

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